Irritable bowel syndrome is functional disorder that interferes with the normal functioning of the colon or large bowel. Some of its symptoms include belly discomfort or pain, diarrhea and constipation. The pain is not life-threatening but because it is long-lasting, it can affect the overall quality of a person's life. Speaking with a provider can help you identify foods that trigger your symptoms and plan a suitable diet for your needs, helping you manage your symptoms better. Message our providers to find out more.